The Truth About Myanmar

The Truth When telling others of my urge to travel to Myanmar, I received horrified looks, firstly for my safety, and secondly if I had any moral fibre within my body- why would I want to visit a country where rape, murder and brutality are more common than I cared to admit? Why would I … More The Truth About Myanmar

The Capital: Yangon

Yangon: a city you could spend some time in, but the question is, would you want to? Being a city lover myself, I was unsure how long I wanted to stay in Yangon, thinking it may just be like any other big city in Asia, and in some aspects I was right. It’s easy to … More The Capital: Yangon

Beautiful Bagan

Oh Bagan! A piece of my heart will always be in Bagan. Hours, days, weeks, months, can be spent here, biking around with the sun on your back, the wind in your hair and your eyes drinking in the wondrous landscape of various ancient temples and crumbling pagodas. One can easily take a swift exit … More Beautiful Bagan

Motorbiking around Mandalay

“A golden mystery upheaved itself on the horizon, a beautiful winking wonder that blazed in the sun, of a shape that was neither Muslim dome nor Hindu temple-spire…” Many years ago, the whimsical writer Rudyard Kipling rested his weary feet in Mandalay, marvelling at the majestic beauty of the place. Times have changed since then, … More Motorbiking around Mandalay